Teaching assistants at York University in Toronto are on strike after management cut 800 TA posts. TAs are essential for students; they are the ones who actually teach the courses and do the grading rather than the professor. The management are also not doing enough to make the campus safe for women. If these attacks go ahead they will affect everyone at the university – send messages of support to CUPE3903strikecommittee@gmail.com.
Slideshow On Monday (19-3-12) Athens Seafarers union walked out over further cuts to their pensions. The strike was 100% solid with morning picket lines well supported. During the action a car deliberately drove off the […]
Film length: 4:50 Pension plans for firefighters will put them, and the public, in danger. Firefighters explain why, and talk about the added danger in London of 10 fire stations being closed down.
Film length: 6:31 David Cameron is telling everyone that by cutting 22% of sixth form funding since 2010, he’s actually “protecting” it and providing “better funding”. So striking teachers from City & Islington hold free […]